ICC World Cup Twenty 20 Starts Today in Sri Lanka

The ICC World Cup Twenty 20 or the ICC World T20 starts in Sri Lanka today.  The event is held every two years.  The inagural event which was held in 2007 in South Africa was won by India.  The BCCI never whole heartedly adopted the format in 2007 and the team that was sent for…

The beginning of the end of Musharraf?

The love affair between the US and Musharraf seems to be finally coming to an end as the US finds a new lover in the new Army general of Pakistan Ashraf Kiyani. Latest news points to Kiyani allowing the US troops to put their foot on the Pakistani soil in the guise of training and…

The devil removes his uniform

A superb article by B Raman in Rediff on the aftermath of Musharraf’s resigning from the post of Army General to become the President of Pakistan. Shortly after Zia took over as the chief, the Shah of Iran visited Pakistan. While introducing Zia to the Shah, the flamboyant Bhutto was reported to have remarked: ‘Meet…

The Pakistan Political Cirucs continues…

Faced with certain censure and with the prospect of the Supreme Court of Pakistan asking him to step down, Pervez Musharraf behaved just like any other true blue dictator would. Impose emergency on the country. I have always believed that there is no scope for democracy in Pakistan. No matter Nawaz Sharif or Benazir Bhutto…